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It looks like we’ll have to wait longer before getting the Mazda6 diesel in North America. Mazda’s North American Operations, including U.S and Canadian operations, announced today that the launch of its SKYACTIV-D clean diesel engine in North America is being further delayed from its Spring 2014 announced debut timing. “Although it is fully possible […]

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All three 2014 Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D clean diesels entered in U.S. Air Force 25 Hours of Thunderhill made it ‘till the end, with one of them finding a spot on the podium. The “Factory Guys versus Dealers” battle in identically prepared, modified-for-racing 2014 Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D clean diesels, was of particular interest.  The final score was dealers […]

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Mazda North American Operations has opted to enter three specially modified for racing 2014 Mazda6s in the longest endurance race in America, the National Auto Sport Association (NASA)’s US Air Force 25 Hours of Thunderhill. Taking place on December 7 and 8, 2013, at the Thunderhill Raceway Park in Willows, Calif., the twice-around-the-clock-plus-an-hour race will […]

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After nearly two years of planning, Mazda Motorsports announced it will field a pair of factory-backed SKYACTIV-D Smart Diesel-powered racecars in the top Prototype Class for the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (USCC), The first race for this diesel powerplant will be the Rolex 24 at Daytona held January 25 to 26, 2014. The company […]

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Mazda managed to close-out a dynamic 2013 Rolex Grand-Am GX season with nine-straight diesel-powered wins, with Mazda winning the 2013 Grand-Am GX Manufacturers Championship. In twelve races, the SpeedSource Mazda team scored nine wins, five for the #00 VISITFLORIDA.com Mazda6 and four for the #70 Castrol Edge Mazda6. The team’s successes can be partially summarized […]

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Momentum is a powerful thing and Mazda is experiencing it with its diesel-powered Mazda6 race car. The SpeedSource Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel team scored their sixth straight Grand-Am GX class win last weekend. Taking the win was Joel Miller and Tristan Nunez in their #00 VisitFlorida.com Racing Mazda6. “SKYACTIV-D again proved its strength in the […]

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When the Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel race car hits the track at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this week, it will be the first time in six decades that a diesel has competed at the most famous track in the world. Historians will note that the last time a diesel competed at the speedway was in […]

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After Road Atlanta, then Detroit, Mazda’s diesel-powered racecar scored a hat trick this last weekend at Mid-Ohio. The difference this time is that it was the team owner’s car taking the checkered flag with Sylvain Tremblay and Tom Long scoring the win. Long had won the pole position and the team led the bulk of […]

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The diesel-powered new Mazda6 race car did it again this weekend. The breakthrough victory was just a few weeks ago at Road Atlanta.  Now, the Mazda team backed it up with another win, this time in the Motor City.  Joel Miller and Tristan Nunez drove the #00 Visit Florida Racing SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel Mazda6 to […]

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In only its fourth race, the diesel-powered all-new Mazda6, scored a win in the Rolex Grand-Am GX race at Road Atlanta. The racecar is powered by a production-based SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel engine. Joel Miller and Andrew Carbonell drove the #00 Visit Florida Racing Mazda6 to the win, with team-mates Sylvain Tremblay and Tom Long finishing […]

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